Creator / Hiromi Tsuru
Hiromi Tsuru (鶴 ひろみ Tsuru Hiromi
, March 29, 1960 — November 16, 2017) was a voice actress whose roles tended to be Shorttanks
, Action Girls
, or Cool Big Sis
. She was also known as Naomi Hunter in Metal Gear
, so beware.
Tsuru focused her career on being a narrator
for news broadcasts and Japanese television shows starting in The '90s
, while keeping her long-running
roles - Bulma
- as her "lifetime anime roles." Needless to say, thanks to her role as Bulma, her voice was a fixture of the childhoods of entire generations of Japanese kids.
She passed away on November 16, 2017
, at the age of 57, from an aortic dissection
. Over four hundred fans gathered for her funeral
, as well as fellow voice actors and actresses such as Masako Nozawa
and Ryo Horikawa
, to mourn her passing and celebrate her life. May she rest in peace.